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Missionaries Injured in Uganda Terrorist Attack

Church groups from Pennsylvania and Alabama among those caught in Sunday night's coordinated bombings.

A radical Islamic group which claimed responsibility for the late Sunday terrorist attacks in Uganda's capital city of Kampala bragged about having "killed many Christians," reports The Wall Street Journal.

So far 74 people have died after Sunday's three synchronized explosions. The attack injured at least five American missionaries. The Somalia-based militant group al-Shabaab ("The Youth") released a statement claiming they had carried out the attacks.

The explosions hit an Ethiopian restaurant and a rugby club where crowds of people, including many expatriates, were watching the Spain-Netherlands World Cup soccer final.

"We will carry out attacks against our enemy wherever they are," said Sheik Ali Mohamud Rage, speaking for Al-Shabaab.

"We have reached our objective," said another al-Shabaab representative, who declined to be named, the Journal reports. "We killed many Christians in the enemy capital."

Various news sources are reporting that the blasts injured five or six American missionaries, ...

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